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    Staffing may hobble class size reduction efforts

    posted March 24, 2017 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    For the last several months, lawmakers and school districts have been at odds over class size requirements for grades K – 3.  On one side, some members of the…
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    Justice for Eugenics Victims (Further) Delayed

    posted March 23, 2017 by Jon Guze
    I’ve written previously about litigation that has delayed the closing of “a shameful chapter in North Carolina’s history.” As I explained, that chapter began in 1933 when the General…
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    Jacob’s New Address: A School of Choice

    posted March 23, 2017 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    On Tuesday, the Charlotte Observer reported that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools planned to use a book titled “Jacob’s New Dress” in all first-grade classes as part of the district’s anti-bullying…
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    What The CBO Says About Reconstructing Obamacare

    posted March 16, 2017 by Katherine Restrepo
    This week, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its score of the Republican Obamacare repeal bill, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The 28-page document reports…
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    Rocky Mount’s Ill-Advised Community Facility Breaks Ground

    posted March 16, 2017 by Julie Tisdale
    In 2012, Rocky Mount started discussing plans for a downtown event center.  The plans were controversial, with supporters adamant that the project would bring much-needed economic revitalization to the area,…

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